Grade Inflation: Causes, Consequences and Cure

@article{Chowdhury2018GradeIC,
  title={Grade Inflation: Causes, Consequences and Cure},
  author={Faieza Chowdhury},
  journal={Journal of Education and Learning},
  year={2018}
}
  • Faieza Chowdhury
  • Published 7 September 2018
  • Education
  • Journal of Education and Learning
Academic institutions worldwide, from primary schools to universities, use grades or marks as a fundamental sorting and signaling mechanism for students. The grades awarded to students should be indicative of learning outcomes. However, do the grades awarded today accurately reflect student achievement in the classroom? Grade inflation has become a widespread phenomenon within the education system in the past thirty years, garnering massive condemnation among educators, researchers and the… 
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